Frequently Asked Questions
How long has Country Bookshelf been in Business?
We've been Montana's largest independent bookstore since 1957.
Do you sell used Books?
No. We carry a wide selection of the best new books. However, we can always special order a used book. Come in, call, or email us with the book title, author, and any other information, and we will do some research to try and find the best condition book in your price range. We also have a large sale selection!
Do you sell eBooks?
Yes! We’ve partnered with Kobo to bring you the best in eReading. It’s easy to get started. Kobo offers over 3 million eBook titles - including best sellers, hidden gems, Indie Next List great reads, and other recommendations - that can be downloaded instantly over Wi Fi, making it the ultimate in convenience.Click here to learn more about Kobo eBooks.
How can I get my book in your store?
More information to come. Right now the best way to get your book featured in our store is to email Ariana at email@example.com with all relevant book information.
Do you host private parties?
Yes. Just give us a call and tell us what you have in mind. In the past we've done Poetry nights in honor of a birthday, and even Bridal Shower. Need a place to host your book club? Why not at the Country Bookshelf?
What if I can't make it to an Author event? Can I still get my book signed?
Absolutely. We are happy to hold a book and get it signed and personalized by the author. Books to be personalized must be prepaid.
Web Orders. How do they work?
Books and eBooks can be purchased through our website with a variety of payment and shipping options. Pay directly online, or pick up your order in the store. Please note that the book search engine does not reflect in-store availability. If you are concerned about the exact arrival date of a book call or email the store.
What if I want my web order gift wrapped or signed by an author?
If you would like a web order gift wrapped or signed just leave a comment during checkout! We continually rotate our gift wrapping paper and are happy to describe our current offerings. Our classic map style paper is almost always available.
What are the shipping options?
Web orders can be shipped UPS Ground or USPS Priority Mail. Shipping costs vary by weight and shipping address. Can't quite fit all the books you want into your travel luggage? Need to ship a gift? Country Bookshelf can gift wrap and ship books anywhere.